The SpaceBedroom 1: Master bedroom with Super-king mattress, feather duvet and pillows (Sleeps two large adults).
Bedroom 2: Queen mattress, feather duvet and 4x feather pillows. (Sleeps two adults).
Bedroom 3: Half bedroom with child-bed up to 6 years. Feather duvet and pillow.
Beautiful relaxing trees and large deck to stretch out on. Private with lots of space and sun. Wood/coal BBQ on the deck, 2 deck loungers and comfortable outdoor seating with cushions. Children's blow up swimming pool, bikes, tricycle and scooters to use. Guest AccessThe house Interaction with GuestsWe will communicate via the Air bnb app, responses are usually daily. The Neighborhood• New World Grocery Store (massive store with everything you need) - 1 min drive.
•Waiuku town centre - 1 min drive.
• Outdoor swimming pool - 1 min drive
This outdoor pool complex has a 33.3m main pool, a learners' pool and a toddlers' pool knee high and warmer for the kids. Kids are free, adults are around $3 each.
•Kariotahi Local Beach - 8 mins
It's school summer holidays from 16th December to late February so there will be lots of kids things to do and activity at our local beach, Kariotahi, which you can swim at and is an 8 minute drive from our place. There will be lifeguards there on duty all Summer.
•Glenbrook Railway - 10 minutes
The Glenbrook Vintage Railway (GVR) is a heritage steam railway operating through picturesque rural countryside over 7.4 km of the former New Zealand Railways (NZR) Waiuku branch line, from Glenbrook to Waiuku.
• Calendula Cottage Cafe & Gardens, 12 Collie Rd, Auckland 2681: Close to the Glenbrook Railway - a good homestyle cafe for afternoon tea and cake, good coffees. They fire up the traditional pizza oven for the dinner service.
•Spa/Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Castaways resort & spa and restaurant- 8 mins. At the beach there is a lovely restaurant called 'Castaways' (URL HIDDEN) where you can have some drinks overlooking the ocean or breakfast, lunch or dinner - best to book in advance for dinner or go for drink on their deck after a day at the beach.
•Breakfast/Lunch: The Butchers Shop Cafe - 15 minutes
The best place for a great locally sourced breakfast (best I've had in NZ) is called The Butchers Shop Cafe Patumahoe, about a 15 minute drive from our house (URL HIDDEN) 4 Patumahoe Road, Patumahoe, Auckland).
•Pukekohe Town Centre - 18 mins
Nice breakfast place is Town Mouse (URL HIDDEN)
•Manukau Heads Lighthouse (Gateway to the Awhitu Peninsula): 40 mins
A morning trip from our house, around 40 minutes, up the peninsula - great drive, is the Manukau Heads Lighthouse. You can walk in and around the lighthouse and see the views over the harbour: (URL HIDDEN)
• Port Waikato - 45 minute drive, Surf beach with sandunes.
• Hunua Ranger's Waterfalls and Hiking tracks- 45 minute drive only a few minute walk to the waterfalls. Lots of hiking trails.
• Auckland City - 1 hour drive.
•Hot Springs: Miranda Hot Springs - 1 hour
We are a 1 hour drive from the Miranda Hot Springs, which is good for a rainy overcast day as the water is so hot and its fun for the kids. They have a cooler kids pool, a much hotter adults pool, and BBQ area so bring your packed lunch. (URL HIDDEN)
• Waitomo Glow-worm Caves Getting AroundParking for 4 cars on the property Other Things to NoteDescription of the kitchen:
Original kitchen from when the house was built in the 1960's ( we are renovating next year), which leads into the lounge. It has a modern new double door samsung fridge with ice and water dispenser, two counter tops with cupboards above, Knives mounted on a magnet on the wall, steel basin with drying rack, microwave, soda stream machine, small round black table, quite large roughly 4mx4m, old 4 element electric stove. Crockpot, toaster, blender, sandwich toaster, liquidiser and all the cooking essentials you will need.There's a kitchen door which leads to the wash line and laundry area.
Bath, shower, Driveway (Private), Electric Blanket (1 room), Fridge, outdoor bbq, toast sandwich maker, Washing machine, Dryer, Deck Chairs, Fenced, Heater (fan wall mounted), microwave, outdoor table and chairs, Stove, Cookware, Toaster, Clothesline, Freezer, Hairdryer, Mobile Reception, Overn, Sundeck, TV.